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Jihadist group claims responsibility for French shooting

03-23-2012 07:51 BJT

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The SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors Internet messages, reports that a lesser-known Jihadist group is claiming responsibility for the recent attacks in France.

SITE says Jund al-Khilafah issued a statement saying "Yusuf of France" led an attack Monday, the day of Jewish school shootings. There has been no independent confirmation of the claim.

A top French counterterrorism official says authorities are looking into it. A US counterterrorism official also says the gunman, Mohammed Merah, was on the list of known or suspected terrorists who are prohibited from flying to the US.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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